Welcome to Salem County NJ

Located in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in our County. I consider it an honor to serve as Freeholder Director. This website is another step toward making Salem County government open, accessible and responsible, one of my key priorities.

Julie A. Acton
Julie A. Acton Message from Julie A. Acton, Director, Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Welcome to the Salem County website.  On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I encourage residents, visitors, and business’ to explore the many resources, programs, and services Salem County government offers.  You will find useful information; documents and forms to download; links to various government entities; and news announcements.  We are honored to have qualified and dedicated employees who provide friendly and exceptional service to those we serve.  Salem County is a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. I consider it an honor to serve the residents of this great county as your Freeholder Director.  This website serves as another avenue toward this Administration’s priorities: making Salem County government open, accessible, and responsible.

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Freeholder Doug Painter attended the 40th Annual Scholarship Award Concert hosted by Salem County Brass Society. Performances by Woodstown High School Chamber Choir and Women's Choir, The Midiri Brothers Quintet and the Brass Society. (5 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Acton (Freeholder Director) and Ben Laury (Freeholder Deputy Director) attended the Meals on Wheels Appreciation Luncheon. Ben and Julie helped serve meals to the priceless Meals on Wheels volunteers who were being recognized for their volunteer efforts. ... See MoreSee Less

Today, Ben Laury, Freeholder Deputy Director; Mayor Jack Cimprich, Upper Pittsgrove; Mayor Joe Stemberger, Elmer; and Steve Schalick, County Roads Department Supervisor displayed a Green Acres sign designating 20 Acres preserved for Elmer Little League. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to C/O Donald Shannon! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Salem County Correctional Facility's March Officer of the Month, C/O Donald Shannon!

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Sgt. Doug Bell of the County Sheriff's Office received an award at the VFW 2015 Awards Night. Congratulations Sgt. Bell! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

The Chamber of Commerce held their 2015 Spring Banquet. Here are a few shots of our county officials (Freeholder Director Julie Acton, Freeholder Deputy Director Ben Laury, Freeholder Doug Painter, Surrogate Nicki Burke, and County Prosecutor Lenahan) at the event. Pictures were taken by: Timeless Photos by BJ Ayars. (5 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

During the recent Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting, the Freeholders passed a Resolution naming the Fire/ EMS/ 911 Communications Room the "Forrest J. Eichmann Fire/ EMS/ 911 Room." Forrest's loving family was present to accept the Resolution. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Five Below has positions available for hire. Below are pictures from their expansion in Oldmans Township. Go to their website to see what positions are currently available. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Here is the video that was recorded at the April 15th Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholder Meeting of the Oldmans Township Middle School band ensemble, led by Todd Lenhart, as they performed the National Anthem. ... See MoreSee Less

We would like to give a shout out to our Salem County Public Safety Telecommunicators (9-1-1 Dispatchers) as it is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 12-18, 2015).

Our PST's work diligently to dispatch responders to assist our residents in their greatest time of need! THANK YOU for what you do! Here are a few of our awesome dispatchers! (4 photos)
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The Oldmans Township Middle School band ensemble, led by Todd Lenhart performed the National Anthem. The students did a fantastic job! Be sure to check back as we are going to try to upload a video. ... See MoreSee Less

A few pictures prior to the meeting. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less